A computer on a company network was infected with a zero-day exploit after an employee accidently opened an email that contained malicious content. The employee recognized the email as malicious and was attempting to delete it, but accidently opened it. Which of the following should be done to prevent this scenario from occurring again in the future?
A. Install host-based firewalls on all computers that have an email client installed B. Set the email program default to open messages in plain text C. Install end-point protection on all computers that access web email D. Create new email spam filters to delete all messages from that sender
A company has a security policy that specifies all endpoint computing devices should be assigned a unique identifier that can be tracked via an inventory management system. Recent changes to airline security regulations have cause many executives in the company to travel with mini tablet devices instead of laptops. These tablet devices are difficult to tag and track. An RDP application is used from the tablet to connect into the company network. Which of the following should be implemented in order to meet the security policy requirements?
A. Virtual desktop infrastructure (IDI) B. WS-security and geo-fencing C. A hardware security module (HSM) D. RFID tagging system E. MDM software F. Security Requirements Traceability Matrix (SRTM)
An attacker uses a network sniffer to capture the packets of a transaction that adds $20 to a gift card. The attacker then user a function of the sniffer to push those packets back onto the network again, adding another $20 to the gift card. This can be done many times. Which of the following describes this type of attack?
A. Integer overflow attack B. Smurf attack C. Replay attack D. Buffer overflow attack E. Cross-site scripting attack
A server administrator needs to administer a server remotely using RDP, but the specified port is closed on the outbound firewall on the network. The access the server using RDP on a port other than the typical registered port for the RDP protocol?
A consultant has been tasked to assess a client’s network. The client reports frequent network outages. Upon viewing the spanning tree configuration, the consultant notices that an old and law performing edge switch on the network has been elected to be the root bridge. Which of the following explains this scenario?
A. The switch also serves as the DHCP server B. The switch has the lowest MAC address C. The switch has spanning tree loop protection enabled D. The switch has the fastest uplink port
A security administrator is tasked with implementing centralized management of all network devices. Network administrators will be required to logon to network devices using their LDAP credentials. All command executed by network administrators on network devices must fall within a preset list of authorized commands and must be logged to a central facility. Which of the following configuration commands should be implemented to enforce this requirement?
A. LDAP server 10.55.199.3 B. CN=company, CN=com, OU=netadmin, DC=126.96.36.199 C. SYSLOG SERVER 172.16.23.50 D. TACAS server 192.168.1.100
An organization is trying to decide which type of access control is most appropriate for the network. The current access control approach is too complex and requires significant overhead. Management would like to simplify the access control and provide user with the ability to determine what permissions should be applied to files, document, and directories. The access control method that BEST satisfies these objectives is:
A. Rule-based access control B. Role-based access control C. Mandatory access control D. Discretionary access control
A network was down for several hours due to a contractor entering the premises and plugging both ends of a network cable into adjacent network jacks. Which of the following would have prevented the network outage? (Select Two)
A. Port security B. Loop Protection C. Implicit deny D. Log analysis E. Mac Filtering F. Flood Guards